The clinical and programmatic activities subsumed under this position are conducted as part of the Intensive Community Mental Health Recovery Services-Rural Access Network for Growth Enhancement (ICMHR-RANGE) program, an outpatient intensive clinical case management program in the Valley Coastal Bend Mental Health Care Line. The goal of the ICMHR-RANGE Program is to provide intensive clinical case management services to veterans who have chronic, severe and persistent psychiatric illnesses.
The incumbent provides a full range of therapeutic & case management services including assessments, consultations and therapies to patients in the ICMHR-RANGE program including, but not limited to:
IMPORTANT: A transcript must be submitted with your application if you are basing all or part of your qualifications on education.
Note: Only education or degrees recognized by the U.S. Department of Education from accredited colleges, universities, schools, or institutions may be used to qualify for Federal employment. You can verify your education here: http://ope.ed.gov/accreditation/ . If you are using foreign education to meet qualification requirements, you must send a Certificate of Foreign Equivalency with your transcript in order to receive credit for that education. For further information, visit: http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html .
The master's or doctoral degree must be fully accredited by the Council on Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP). Verification of accreditation may be made obtained from http://www.cacrep.org/directory/.
Working at the VA was most definitely a great experience. Every job has it's pro's and con's, but being able to work with Veterans such as myself was something I wanted to do. It was very beneficial in my advancement to move to other places within the government and really made me and the skills provided a competitive candidate. A typical day is hard to describe considering there is so many moving pieces so sometimes it's the element of surprise. I learned a great deal especially within my professional development skills. I learned how to provide great care to those wounded and their families ... -